Rays trade 3B Evan Longoria to Giants - NextSportStar

Rays trade 3B Evan Longoria to Giants

By on December 20, 2017
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The San Francisco Giants just made a huge addition to their roster.

According to reports, the team has acquired All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria from the Tampa Bay Rays in exchange for outfielder Denard Span, infield prospect Christian Arroyo, and minor league pitchers Matt Krook and Stephen Woods.

Longoria, 32, had spent his entire career with the Rays organization prior to this reported deal. Over a span of 10 seasons, Longoria posted a combined .270 batting average, .823 OPS, 261 homers, 892 RBI in 1,435 games.

He is also a three-time MLB All-Star, three-time MLB Gold Glover, and helped lead the Rays to four playoff appearances and one World Series appearance during his tenure.

 

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